Edition 59
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by Reverse Logistics Association

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Best Buy Uses Geek Squad To Get More Return On Its Returns
19 January 2014 - In a bid to recoup at least some money from returned products, Best Buy Co. Inc. has enlisted Geek Squad to inspect “open box” merchandise and certify that those previously unwanted laptops and smartphones are fit to be resold. The company hopes customers that see a “Geek Squad Certified Open Box” sticker on a returned product will feel more comfortable that they are not purchasing a broken or defective item. Full Article

Reverse Logistics Industry In India Models & Applications In A New Study
17 January 2014 - India is seen as one of the most promising and dynamic reverse logistics markets in the world. Increasing the customer demands for better aftermarket services, awareness of their consumer rights and the growth of the e-business channel are few factors which are leading the adoption of reverse logistics practices in supply chain process. Full Article

Recycling Rise
17 January 2014 - MILDURA residents are recycling in record numbers. The latest data obtained from Mildura Rural City Council shows that almost two-thirds of all waste taken to the Mildura Landfill is now being reused. Full Article

India Reverse Logistics Market Analysis
16 January 2014 - Reverse logistics has been an important issue among industries in the past few years. While it was viewed in the past as a secondary operation to the new product side of business, it has now moved to the forefront as a strategic and integral part of the quest to increase customer satisfaction. This has meant that the responsibility of producers now goes beyond the production and distribution to the responsibility of the end of product life cycle. Full Article

Finding Rewards, Financial And Spiritual, In E-Waste
16 January 2014 - Traci Phillips, 42, started a recycling company, Natural Evolution, more than a decade ago, after realizing the hazards associated with electronic waste. Dead cellphones, dilapidated computers, broken video-game consoles and other thrown-away gadgets are laden with toxins like lead, mercury and arsenic. The United States alone produces three million tons of e-waste a year, a figure that’s expected to rise as tech companies churn out new products and consumers snap them up. Full Article

Sims Recycling Solutions Positioned As A
16 January 2014 - Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, is proud to be recognized as a leader in the ITAD industry by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading IT research and advisory company, in its December 2013 Magic Quadrant for Worldwide IT Asset Disposition. Full Article

Reverse Logistics: Big opportunity for Jamaica businesses
14 January 2014 - E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) ('EWSI' or the "Company"), an electronic waste management, reverse logistics, environmentally focused services and technology company and the first pure public e-waste operator, announced today the appointment of MaloneBailey, LLP to be the company's audit firm. Full Article

GM Transmissions Rebuilt For U.S. Sale By Leading Gearbox Rebuilding Company
15 January 2014 - The auto parts industry is now featuring different technologies that help to enhance the lifespan of used components in the U.S. The Powertrain Pros is one company benefiting from these technologies for its transmission inventory for sale. This company is now offering GM transmissions rebuilt for sale to buyers at http://powertrainpros.com/gm-transmissions-rebuilt. Full Article


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